Tom Ronal is the artist of this great southwestern legend, the gecko lizard. This adorable creature was handcrafted with inlaid spiny oyster stones that will remind you of a desert sunset. This gecko lizard can be worn as a pin or as a pendant when you add your favorite chain. This charming gecko lizard would make a beautiful necklace or whimsical accessory for your lapel, scarf or hat.
The sun-seeking Gecko is a symbol for agility, renewal and transformation.
These dragonfly earrings will add a unique flair to any outfit. Jim Edward used orange and purple spiny oyster with turquoise inlaid stones to create these nature-inspired earrings.
The Dragonfly represents a connection with water and springtime as well as with renewal. The dragonfly is also considered a messenger of the spirit.
All horse lovers will enjoy wearing these proud, prancing stallion earrings. The orange and red spiny oyster stones, turquoise and lapis inlay is highlighted by the hand-etched sterling silver mane and tail that adds detail and beauty to the design of this noble creature. These earrings are the perfect gift for the horse lover. Don't let them gallop away!
May the Luck of the Irish be with You, when you wear these sterling silver Shamrock Earrings. The 4-Leaf Clover is often worn on St. Patrick's Day, but why not wear these earrings all year long to express your Irish heritage.
The raised Shamrock is displayed on a round, semi-textured base and looks great with long or short hair styles. These earrings make a great good luck gift and is ideal for any Irish heritage lover.
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John Nelson, a skilled Navajo Native American silversmith has created this very attractive cuff bracelet with an eye-catching, rectangular, orange spiny oyster stone in the center. This vibrant stone really pops and it will compliment all skin tones and outfits.
The stone's smooth bezel is outlined by the hand twisted silver rope design and intricate silver work. The triple split band merges to form one band for comfort and beauty. John Nelson is known for his traditional Navajo styling. His quality craftsmanship is to be admired and appreciated.
The color variations of spiny oyster are a natural characteristic that adds interest and dimension to the design. The spiny oyster is in its natural and intact state.
Larson Lee, a skilled Navajo Native American silversmith has created this very attractive cuff bracelet with an eye-catching, oval, orange spiny oyster stone in the center. This vibrant stone really pops and it will compliment all skin tones and outfits. The spiny oyster stone is surrounded by attractive silver work that includes raised sterling silver beads and a decorative center band.
Larson Lee is known for his traditional Navajo styling. His quality craftsmanship is to be admired and appreciated.
The color variations of spiny oyster are a natural characteristic that adds interest and dimension to the stone. This spiny oyster is in its natural and intact state.
This Navajo Native American, handcrafted ring by Sheila Francisco has an elevated row of vibrant stones of orange, purple and red spiny oyster along with turquoise and gaspeite that are set in a perfectly polished sterling silver band. The beautiful colored stones are different sizes which also commands special interest through its simple elegance. The sides of this hand-carved band adds a unique design to this ring that is perfect wearing everyday. It makes a perfect addition to your jewelry collection with distinctive southwestern character along with a pop of color.
This whimsical Dragonfly pin was handcrafted by Navajo Native American artist, Leroy Yazzie. The sterling silver body and wings are hand-carved with a Sleeping Beauty Turquoise stone in the center. The artist's craftsmanship is meticulous, making this an attractive pin for your coat, jacket, blazer, suit or scarf.
The Dragonfly represents a connection with water and Springtime as well as with fertility and renewal. The Dragonfly is also considered a messenger of the spirit.
This awesome ring is impressive because of its large size, the unique shape of the Number 8 Turquoise stone, its beautiful bright powder blue-green background with golden spider-web matrix and its meticulous craftsmanship. This interesting stone is mounted on a hand-carved platform that showcases the Turquoise perfectly. The double-split shank merges to one band for comfort and all day long wear. This ring was handmade by Navajo Native American artist, Roberto Concho whose makes traditional Navajo designs.
Number 8 Turquoise was discovered in Eureka County, north of Carlin, Nevada in 1925 and mined in 1929. In its prime, the Number 8 mine produced some of the largest nuggets of turquoise ever found. In 1976 the mine was closed because gold was discovered and the Newton Gold Company claimed the mine. Since that time, no Number 8 Turquoise has been mined making #8 Turquoise highly collectible and increasing the value of the turquoise. This ring would make a great addition to your jewelry collection because it is also valued for its beauty, reputed spiritual and life giving qualities.
The artist of this unique, vibrant, multi-stone ring is Navajo Native American, Ambrose Tsosie. This sterling silver ring has a slightly raised bed of inlay spiny oyster, turquoise and lab created opal, for an interesting design. This handcrafted, southwestern, contemporary styled ring has a highly polished band that is sure to become your favorite ring.
These simple yet elegant Swarovski crystal earrings will tie our outfit together with class. The smoky gray-black multi faceted crystal is set in sterling silver. Swarovski crystals do not occur naturally but are made of high quality lead glass. These man-made crystals consist of 32 percent lead, which is a requirement when making the crystals which allows for a material that can withstand intricate cutting. The tear-dropped crystal in these earrings are a pleasing deep dark color with precision cut facets will take you from day to night in perfect style.
Tie our outfit together with these elegant, purple, multi faceted earrings are made with Swarovski crystals, set in sterling silver. Swarovski crystals do not occur naturally but are made of high quality lead glass. These man made crystals consist of 32 percent lead, which is a requirement when making the crystals. The lead allows for a material that can withstand intricate cutting. The crystals in these earrings are a pleasing deep purple color and have many facets that were precision cut for a beautiful, high quality look.
Add a touch of color to your look with these simple yet elegant, tear-dropped shaped pierced earrings. They complement any outfit and will take you from day to night in perfect style.
These elegant, golden colored earrings are Swarovski crystals,set in sterling silver, that were made of high quality lead glass. Swarovski crystals do not occur naturally. They are man made and consist of 32 percent lead, which is a requirement when making the crystals. The use of lead allows for a material that can withstand cutting. The crystals in these earrings are a pleasing golden color and have many facets that were precision cut for a beautiful, high quality look.
Add a touch of color to your look with these simple yet elegant, tear-dropped shaped pierced earrings. They complement any outfit and will take you from day to night in perfect style.
Skilled Navajo Native American artist, Tony Garcia, created this impressive ring featuring a beautiful stone of Number 8 Turquoise set in sterling silver. The hand-cut free form stone is highlighted with 3 silver beads known as rain drops on the left side and a hand-twisted rope design surrounds the rest of this unique stone.
Number 8 Turquoise was discovered in Eueka County, north of Carlin, Nevada in 1925 and mined in 1929. In its prime, the Number 8 mine produced some of the largest nuggets of turquoise ever found. In 1976 the mine was closed because gold was discovered and the Newton Gold Company claimed the mine. Since that time, no Number 8 Turquoise has been mined making Number 8 Turquoise a collector’s item and increasing the value of this turquoise.
Number 8 Turquoise is easily identifiable with its golden brown to black distinctive spider web matrix and unique bright powder blue green background. It has been valued for its beauty and reputed spiritual and life giving qualities.
This is 2-strands of genuine stones of turquoise, black onyx, tiger eye, mother of pearl, several colors of spiny oyster, amethyst, tortoise shell and other stones that make up a colorful, southwestern necklace that will become your "go-to" necklace for so many occasions. Three inches at the ends of the necklace are all tortoise shell for comfort on your neck with sterling silver cones and a hook and eye closure. This fun, dazzling array of hand-strung beads is perfect for accessorizing with your favorite jeans or adding an eye-catching, stylish look with your little black dress. This necklace goes with everything! Add a touch of natural beautiful and have fun!
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Navajo Native American artist, Lillian Yazzie from New Mexico, has created this hand-strung necklace of beautiful turquoise beads with coral and sterling silver spacers. Notice that the polished turquoise beads match perfectly in color, size and shape. Both ends of the necklace are expertly finished with a sterling silver hook and eye closure. This necklace will be striking with so many outfits in your closet including your little black dress or even a white shirt with a pair of jeans.
This beaded necklace will add a beautiful pop of color to any outfit and it is sure to get you lots of compliments! Evelyn Yazzie, the Navajo Native American artist, has hand-strung turquoise and orange spiny oyster nuggets into a stunning accessory. Between the 7-8 mm turquoise nuggets there are clusters of vibrant orange spiny oyster chips and 3 mm sterling silver beads. The beaded pattern is symmetrical and balanced as well as stunning. Imagine the striking look with your little black dress or with your favorite pair of jeans.
This Navajo handcrafted ring by Sheila Francisco has an elevated row of vibrant stones of orange and red spiny oyster along with turquoise and gaspeite that are set in a perfectly polished sterling silver band. The beautiful colored stones are different sizes which also commands special interest through its simple elegance. This ring is perfect for wearing everyday and makes a perfect addition to your jewelry collection with distinctive southwestern character.
Larson Lee, a Navajo Native American artist has handcrafted this traditional cuff bracelet with an interesting #8 Turquoise stone. The triangular stone is set in a shadow box setting and embellished with 4 sterling silver raindrops (beads) and a hand-carved border. The 3 highly polished sterling silver bands merge to form one band for style and comfort. This unique and meticulously handcrafted bracelet by Larson Lee is one of a kind. It's interesting style will be admired and cherished for many years to come.
This is a delightful pair of dangle, post earrings, handcrafted with Turquoise set in Sterling Silver. The variety of stone shapes, sizes and accents of sterling silver rope add interest for an enchanting, eye-catching work of art. Notice how beautifully the back of the earrings have been finished. These earrings will look great on you!
These turquoise half hoop, post, sterling silver earrings were handcrafted by Zuni Native American Cordelia Waikaniwa with a two row channel inlay setting. These earrings look great with all hair styles and skins tones. If you are looking for a gift for women who love Southwest and Western style jewelry, these earrings will be a big hit!
All horse lovers will enjoy this proud, prancing stallion pendant that was handcrafted with vibrant stones of orange and purple spiny oyster, turquoise, black onyx, lapis and lab created opal. This horse has 12 hand-cut and hand-laid stones that are set in hand polished sterling silver in an intriguing pattern that adds detail and beauty to the design of this noble creature. Notice the meticulous craftsmanship of this spirited steed.
This pendant is the perfect gift for the horse lover. Don't let this one gallop away.
One of our favorite artists, John Nelson, a Navajo Native American, handcrafted this attractive ring with a tear-dropped shaped King Manassa Turquoise stone, set in sterling silver. The turquoise is set in a plain bezel that is surrounded by a hand-twisted rope design. The hand-carved accents on the platform finishes this ring to perfection. Notice the beautiful hand-carved details on the shank.
This traditional Navajo ring is an excellent example of the meticulous, quality craftsmanship that John Nelson is known for. This is an outstanding ring that will make a bold statement on your hand.
King Manassa Turquoise was mined at Manassa, in south central Colorado and is owned by Bill King. The original Manassa Turquoise mine was called Lickskillet Mine, which was one of the first turquoise deposits found in Colorado. This mine is no longer in operation which increases the value of this stone. Manassa Turquoise is known for its blue-green to green color with a golden or brown, non-webbed matrix.
Thomas Francisco, a Navajo Native American artist has handmade another beautiful ring out of Number 8 Turquoise. The beautiful aqua stone and the caramel matrix are a perfect combination. Very stunning! The inlay in this ring is a process called cobblestone which refers to the stones being fitted perpendicular or angled to each other like you'd see in a stone courtyard. Often cobblestone pieces vary in size and have beveled rather than rounded edges. Thomas Francisco is a master at this type of inlay as it requires a great deal of skill and patience in order to insure that the pieces fit together perfectly. The shank is buffed to a beautiful luster and the sides are embellished with hand-carved designs that represent the cycles of life and eternal renewal. This masculine ring is a combination of traditional and contemporary design that you are going to appreciate for years to come. This is a perfect ring for everyday wear or for a special occasion.
This handcrafted ring by Zuni Native American artist, Jasper Chavez has turquoise inlaid stones set in sterling silver. The edge of the turquoise setting is braided sterling silver. What a great ring for a southwest accent with your favorite pair of jeans.
Hopi Native American artist, Darin Silas has handcrafted a beautiful cuff bracelet using Hopi sterling silver Overlay with a Dragonfly design.
This cuff bracelet is an incredible work of art and a magnificent piece of history! It was handcrafted by award-winning, Hopi Native American master silversmith, Darin Silas, whose jewelry can be found in the finest museums and galleries. Darin Silas is celebrated for his complex details and intricacies that takes a steady hand, many painstaking hours to complete with skills that have been handed down through many generations. The artists obtained his inspiration for this bracelet from his culture and the Hopi way of life.
Darin Silas has handcrafted in sterling silver his personal expression of the Dragonfly that is regarded as a symbol of springtime, fertility and renewal. The dragonfly is also considered a messenger and its connection with water is represented on each side of the dragonfly with wave symbols.
Darin Silas, a Hopi Native American artist is from the Hopi Parrot Class of Sichmovi. He signs each of his handcrafted pieces with his personal hallmark, a parrot.
Charles Johnson, a Hopi Native American, is the artist of this great ring, that is open in the front. The traditional symbols represent renewal, direction and change which were created in a process known as "Overlay" that includes using two layers of sterling silver. The top layer contains the hand-carved recessed symbols within the sterling silver. This ring is unusual because it is open in the front and the symbols wrap around the band.
If you are looking for a ring for a man with a large hand, this is the perfect ring! This rectangular ring was handmade by Navajo Native American artist, Ray Jack. He has skillfully used Tiger Eye, Picture Jasper, Black Onyx and Mother of Pearl to create a masculine, mosaic pattern set in heavy sterling silver. Each hand-cut stone was carefully hand-set and meticulously edged with sterling silver strips. The handsome shank frames the setting and has been buffed to a beautiful luster. This ring is bold and beautiful!
The Native American Navajo lapidary artist, Larson Lee, handcrafted this necklace and earrings set with a hand-twisted sterling silver rope that frames the stone and a hand-carved platform. This pendant and earring set is incredible and the perfect accessories to complement your outfits and jewelry collection.
This interesting brown and white stone is called Wild Horse Turquoise. It is not really turquoise as you know it but it is a mixture of magnesite and hematite that is found in the Gila Wilderness Area in southern Arizona. Wild Horse Turquoise basically got its name because the stone has chocolate brown and off white spots that resemble the pattern on an Appaloosa horse.
Now at the age of 83, Effie is still making her beautiful and unique jewelry with the help of her 3 daughters. Her distinctive snake designed jewelry is still in high demand and is known world-wide. Her work is stamped EFFIE C. - ZUNI which is the family hallmark used by Effie and her daughters.
Zuni Native Americans, Anson and Letitia Wallace, are the remarkably talented husband and wife lapidary and silversmith artists of this extraordinary bracelet. This work of art has five rows of Coral across the front of the bracelet that have been expertly hand-cut and hand-set in sterling silver. Each row of Coral is 2-1/8" in length and consists of 8 raised convex stones that are separated by sterling silver strips in a channel inlay setting. The craftsmanship is meticulous and the design of this bracelet is incredible with its simple elegance.
In the front, the width of the bracelet is 7/8" and gradually tapers to 7/16" at the terminal ends. From end-to-end the bracelet measures 5-3/8" plus a gap of 1-1/8". This bracelet will fit a wrist that is 6-1/2".
This exquisite, contemporary Zuni Coral inlay bracelet is brand new and in perfect condition. It looks beautiful with all skins tones and makes a thoughtful gift for that special person in your life.